Social Justice & Human Rights Joint Section Meeting | ONLINE ONLY 

Jun. 25, 2020

Veuillez notez, cet événement ne sera disponible qu'en anglais.

ONLINE MEETING: Civil, Human, Housing & Prisoner Rights In the Time of COVID-19
This meeting is being hosted by the Social Justice Section, in parternship with the Human Rights Section.

Speaker(s): Meghan McDermott, Policy Lawyer, BC Civil Liberties Association
Laura Track, Director of Education & Human Rights Lawyer, BC Human Rights Clinic, Community Legal Assistance Society
Danielle Sabelli, Housing Lawyer, Community Law Program, Community Legal Assistance Society 
Emilie Coyle, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Time: Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm (PT)
CPD Hours: 1.50 hours

These distinguished speakers will each present on how the current pandemic crisis has impacted legal rights in their respective areas of practice, including the most pressing civil rights / Charter issues triggered both by the crisis and the government’s reaction to it, as well as the most significant human rights, housing, and prisoners' rights concerns raised during these extraordinary times. 

Territorial Acknowledgement
This event will be broadcast from the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada past and present.

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